Events - Monday, 7 July 2014

2014 Substantive Session of ECOSOC

The 2014 substantive session of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will include a High-level Segment, as well as the second meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The HLPF meeting - taking place on 30 June-3 July - will include a three-day ministerial segment, and is expected to adopt a negotiated declaration. The ECOSOC High-level Segment will take place on 7-11 July, with 7-9 July devoted to the HLPF.  

dates: 23 June - 18 July 2014   location: New York City, US  

Second Session of High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

The second meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will take place in conjunction with the 2014 substantive session of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), from 30 June-3 July, with a three-day ministerial segment from 7-9 July. The theme for the 2015 Forum will be 'Achieving the Millennium Development Goals and charting the way for an ambitious post-2015 development agenda, including the sustainable development goals'.  

dates: 30 June - 9 July 2014   venue: UN Headquarters   location: New York City, US  

12th Meeting of the UN-REDD Policy Board

The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (UN-REDD) will convene the 12th meeting of its Policy Board in order to reflect on the implications of Decisions from the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The meeting will also consider the development of the UN-REDD Strategy for the period 2016-2021 and will consider National Programme Submission Forms from Argentina, Cote d'Ivoire and Mongolia.  

dates: 7-9 July 2014   location: Lima, Peru  

WIPO IGC-28

The 28th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will be a cross-cutting session on genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions. The IGC will also take stock of progress and make a recommendation on future work to the WIPO General Assembly, which will decide on convening a diplomatic conference.  

dates: 7-9 July 2014   location: Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland  

65th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

The 65th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES SC65) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland.  

dates: 7-11 July 2014   venue: CICG   location: Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland